Left Coast Writers® Live: Joan Steidinger on LIlycat on Stuff

Melinda Adams, aka Lilycat

Melinda Adams, aka Lilycat

On Sunday, December 21st from 12-2pm, join Left Coast Writers® Live on FCCFREE RADIO’s popular show, Lilycat on Stuff. Lilycat’s guest on Sunday will be Left Coast Writer®  Joan Steidinger.

Joan Steidinger, Ph.D., is a Certified Consultant through the Association of Applied Sports Psychology and on the United States Olympic Committee’s Sport Psychology Registry. She has written columns online for PsychologyToday.com and SFGate.com. She has worked as a sports psychologist for close to 30 years with offices in Mill Valley and San Francisco. In the 1990s, she was a competitive ultrarunner and competitive Ride and Tie participant. You will see her running the trails of Mt. Tam in Mill Valley, California where she lives with her husband, JP, and two goldie dogs, Spencer and Parker.

Sisterhood in Sports: How Female Athletes Collaborate and Compete tells the stories of all kinds of female athletes in a variety of sports. Their natural tendency to use talking as a primary form of communication is essential to their experiences and successes in sports. Women and girls tend to have BFFs, collaborate during periods of stress, express empathy for one another, worry about themselves and others, and desire to have fun in sports, which makes their experiences of sports and competition different from their male counterparts. Female strengths are grounded in both mind and body, and they take these strengths onto the court, field, and track.

There are now dozens of studies showing how the female brain and hormones operate quite differently than those of men. This book reveals the ways in which these differences confirm that intense emotions about relationships are part of the sporting life for female competitors. Joan Steidinger uses real stories to show that women and girls compete at very high levels, but also have a different view of their teammates and opponents, one based on relationships and communication, that impacts performance both on and off the field. They enjoy and revel in sisterhood, even as they fight to win. Understanding this need for connection helps us better understand how female athletes succeed and perform both in sports and in life. Female athletes and anyone who works with them will learn how to better facilitate mastery, competition, collaboration, and connection on and off the field the practice of female collaborative competition.

The ongoing spot on Lilycat on Stuff is scheduled for the third Sunday of every month. Left Coast Writers® are invited to participate in the programming. Listeners are invited to call in and share their opinions.

FCCFREE RADIO is home to over 50 + original programs each week that produce more that 1,000,000 listeners per month (yes, you read that correctly 1,000,000 + listeners) of LIVE hosted content. that comes out of the plush studios in the SOMA District of San Francisco. FFR talk shows cover everything from sex, politics, sports, and back again. Google calls them an “Iconic Staple of San Francisco” and a “Frontrunner in Internet Broadcasting.”

Add your voice to the fray by calling in during show hours: 415 829 2980.

How to Listen in/Call in!
1 – log onto www.fccfreeradio.com

2 – find “schedule” tab and click it – go to Sundays – there will be the link for Lily Cat on Stuff – click it

3 – on Lily Cat page – there will be a “Tune In Now” section to select the streaming service of listeners choice – Under Studio A: – iTunes – Windows Media Player – Real Media Player – Quick Time Studio

4. Once selected the listening controls should appear & sound should be on – listen to the program – Lily Cat will give the phone # to call

Nice thing about these live casts – they’re incorporated into Pod Casts so you can go back and listen if the program played while you were out.

For more station info and how to listen in, go to: www.FCCFREERADIO.comTo schedule and interview with the editors or writers please contact Jack at leftcoastwriters@gmail.com
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